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Financial Accountant

Michael Page
England, London
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum
Closing date
18 Oct 2022

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Job Details

  • A key member of the finance team - the financial accountant is responsible for assisting the financial controller in delivering accurate, compliant and timely financial statements
  • A financial partner and advisor to the business including the wider finance team, HR and operational staff

Client Details

  • A listed pharmaceutical business with headquarters based in The City of London as well as offices in Europe
  • Turnover of circa £60m
  • Growth of 35% YOY


  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, profit and loss, and balance sheet for Group entities
  • Preparation of monthly P&L reports, including undertaking of variance and margin analysis
  • Maintenance of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Development and implementation of solutions to technical accounting issues
  • Work within Finance to provide accurate, relevant and timely information to operational departments
  • Working with the wider finance team to drive a culture of commercial analysis, to deliver progressive improvements in margins and cost efficiency


  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Demonstratable analytical skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Technically competent and familiar with reporting requirements under IFRG and UK GAAP
  • Advanced Excel skills

Job Offer

  • Hybrid working - 2 days per week in the office
  • 10% bonus
  • Private medical


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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